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Education USA Weekly Update Issue #328 May 6th, 2013

Education USA Weekly Update Issue #328   May 6th, 2013

I. Financial Aid
UG: Felician College Freshman and Transfer Merit-Based Scholarships
UG: University of St. Francis Merit-Based Franciscan Fellows Scholarships
UG/Grad: Heidelberg University Scholarships
UG/Grad: DePaul University Merit and Need-Based Scholarships
Grad: Willamette University MBA Merit-Based Scholarships
II. Campus News
SUNY Buffalo Law School Offering an Accelerated J.D. Program
Washington University School of Law Offers Online LL.M. for Foreign Lawyers
Virginia International University Launches School of Public and International Affairs
Join CollegeWeekLive’s Asia Day and Win a Scholarship
I. Financial Aid
FELICIAN COLLEGE FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Felician College is an independent, co-educational Catholic/Franciscan College and the only Franciscan college in New Jersey. Founded and sponsored by the Felician Sisters, Felician was established in 1942 to educate a diverse population of students within the framework of a liberal arts education. Felician College is located on a safe, beautiful campus in Northern New Jersey, just 10 miles outside New York City.
Felician College is still accepting applications for the Fall 2013 semester. Students who apply at this can still be considered for our International Scholarships and Awards for freshman and undergraduate transfer applicants. Scholarships range from $4,500 up to $15,000 per year for students. Students are automatically considered for a scholarship upon admission. Felician offers financial aid to over 80% of its applicants. Scholarships are based on a holistic review of a student’s application. SAT’s are not required from international students, but those that take the SAT’s can qualify for our higher scholarship awards.
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UNIVERSITY OF ST. FRANCIS MERIT-BASED FRANCISCAN FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of St. Francis was established in 1920 in Joliet, Illinois. It is a liberal arts Catholic university. As a Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts, we are a welcoming community of learners challenged by Franciscan values and char-ism, engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice, and ever mindful of a tradition that emphasizes reverence for creation, compassion and peacemaking. We strive for academic excellence in all programs, preparing women and men to contribute to the world through service and leadership.
The Franciscan Fellows Award offers a maximum of $9,000 annually (maximum $36,000 four-year value) – Minimum GPA of 2.51 Award varied based on GPA and ACT composite score.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/112Qpwn

HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Heidelberg’s home is Tiffin, OH. We have over 1,200 traditional undergraduates and 200 plus graduate students. Our students come from all over the country and the world. Heidelberg was established in 1850 by the German Reformed Church (now United Church of Christ). Heidelberg’s mascot, the Student Prince, is named after a German operetta of the same name and our school colors are from Germany’s flag used to represent the German and Dutch Reformed Church. Today, the University retains these connections through a unique study abroad program with its namesake city – Heidelberg, Germany.
The Heidelberg School of Business will waive the Enrollment Fee ($600) for fall 2013 applicants. There is no application fee for the online applications submitted at www.heidelberg.edu. This policy is applicable for both Graduate and Undergraduate Admissions applications. Heidelberg University offers generous scholarships in the amount of $8,000 per year for the qualified undergraduate international students. The Heidelberg School of Business offers competitive MBA Program Tuition Scholarships in the range of $2,000-6,000.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/11RsNpW

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY MERIT AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

DePaul University, located in Chicago Illinois, is a Catholic private university with nearly 300 graduate and undergraduate programs and concentrations. With just 70 students when it was founded in 1898, DePaul has grown to become the nation’s largest Catholic university. DePaul, named for St. Vincent de Paul, has maintained its commitment to serve students who might otherwise be denied a quality education, from turn-of-the-century women and returning veterans to first-generation, low-income city residents. Our urban, multicultural perspective has led to innovative programs and a hands-on learning approach that reflects our deep ties throughout Chicago and a growing international influence.
The generosity of our donors allows DePaul to provide numerous scholarships to students who exhibit academic, merit, financial need, strong leadership and service to their communities. We value the commitment of these donors to DePaul and our students. We invite you to view a list of scholarships made possible by our benefactors.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17BMyVQ

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY MBA MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Willamette is a nationally renowned, highly selective private liberal arts university in Salem, Oregon. Founded in 1842, Willamette is the first university established in the western U.S. and has become a national leader in sustainability and civic engagement.
The Atkinson School Scholarship awards and named scholarship awards are competitive and merit based. Most scholarships are awarded upon admission to the MBA program and are renewable for the second year of study for MBA students who meet all renewal requirements. MBA/JD students who receive scholarship assistance from the MBA program receive the scholarship only for the first academic year in which they are enrolled full-time in the MBA program. Atkinson scholarships awarded to MBA/JD students are not renewable.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17BNOIF

II. Campus News
SUNY BUFFALO LAW SCHOOL OFFERING AN ACCELERATED J.D. PROGRAM

SUNY Buffalo Law School–the State of New York’s Law School–is offering an accelerated J.D. program for students from outside the United States who already hold a first law degree. The program is designed for highly qualified students who wish to sit for the New York State bar exam. They will be given advanced standing, meaning that they can earn the J.D. degree in two years instead of the traditional three.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/13Burgx

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW OFFERS ONLINE LL.M. FOR FOREIGN LAWYERS

The @WashULaw Master of Laws (LL.M.) program is a dynamic online LL.M. program offered by the Washington University School of Law, part of the Washington University in St. Louis. Taught by highly respected faculty, this program is designed to help the next generation of attorneys achieve their career goals and learn skills to succeed in the rapidly changing field of international business.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/10gVyQX

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VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Virginia International University’s mission is to educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff while striving to provide academic programs that engender the intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity urgently needed in the global community.
Virginia International University has launched a new school, School of Public and International Affairs, with two new master degrees in Public Administration and International Relations.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1002rDo

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JOIN COLLEGEWEEKLIVE’S ASIA DAY AND WIN A SCHOLARSHIP

Considering studying in the United States? You’re invited to join us for the first-ever online college fair designed specifically for students from Asia!
To be held 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, May 15, 2013, Asia Students Day is your opportunity to: Talk online directly with admissions representatives from top universities like UC Berkeley, Boston University, University of Florida and many more! Watch expert presentations from ETS, CollegeBoard and EducationUSA on applying to or studying in the U.S. Video chat with Asian students currently studying in the U.S. Plus, simply by visiting 3 colleges online you will enter to win $1,000 scholarship!
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/16z9W8k

Contact an EducationUSA adviser near you for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university.
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An archive of these and other past financial aid and news announcements is available at EducationUSA.info/financial-aid
EducationUSA would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide the financial aid and news information contained herein.